Synopses & Reviews
The reference of choice for pediatricians, pediatric residents, and medical students, the newly revised and expanded 5th editon provides clear, practice-oriented guidance
of the core knowledge in pediatrics. Comprehensive coverage of hundreds of topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to diabetes and kidney disease make this an ideal reference for students, pediatric residents, pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses.
More than 140 clinical chapters review pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient.
An ideal reference for pediatricians, family physicians, medical students, residents, residency program directors, physician assistants, pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses.
- Outcomes-centric focus - chapters open with a case presentation and a list of focal questions, and close with the case resolution.
- Quick reference organization - Signs and symptoms are grouped by body system for fast look-up; head, neck and respiratory system; cardiovascular system; hematologic, genitourinary, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, neurologic, dermatologic disorders.
- Consistent solution-oriented format - Steps through clinical presentation; pathophysiology; differential diagnosis; evaluation; lab tests; management; and prognosis.
- Illuminating visuals - Superb figures illustrate patient presentations and clinical procedures.
The new 5th edition is custom-built for efficient primary care problem-solving. It provides concise, practice-oriented guidance on all the most common issues -- both clinical and psychosocial -- you're likely to encounter. Here's hands-on help on topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to childhood cancer, kidney disease, and diabetes. Each clinical chapter reviews pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives you clear, concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient.